Sudoku Tips

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Lacking an internet connection is not an excuse for players not to enjoy solving Sudoku puzzles. Or even to learn new strategies that will take them a step closer to master the hardest grids. Selecting and enjoying some of the best sudoku books out there can prove to be more …

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The Sudoku X-Wing strategy is one of the most recurrent techniques that can be applied to Sudoku puzzles from a medium difficulty level onwards. It is a very straightforward technique with an easily identifiable pattern. It focuses on one single digit and its goal is to restrict the number of …

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The Sudoku Swordfish strategy is a basic advanced technique applied in the hardest levels of these puzzles to eliminate candidates. It is considered as basic due to the clarity of the fish pattern required for its application and its recurrence.
 
The use of this strategy usually results in the …

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It might seem strange that such a thing as common Sudoku mistakes can exist, and yet they do. Despite their clear and straightforward rules, these puzzles have their own pitfalls to always ensure a good challenge. Experienced players get to know all the tricks by heart, but beginners might stumble …

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Advanced Sudoku strategies are used in the hardest levels of these puzzles and they can either help to reduce candidates or to find the solution for a specific cell. Regardless, their application always demands high levels of concentration from the player as they work by deduction.

1. The X-Wing

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Sudoku can look deceivingly easy to solve due to its simple and straightforward rules. Nevertheless, these puzzles are designed to always be challenging, regardless of the level. New players are thus bound to encounter difficulties filling the grid and should expect to do so. Fortunately, there are some Sudoku strategies …

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The benefits of Sudoku are the reason behind the great popularity of this game. In essence, it is a simple puzzle, with a simple design and easy and straightforward rules without hidden pitfalls. Yet, kids and adults of all ages cannot help but fall in love with its challenges. The …

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Sudoku rules are simple and straightforward. It is precisely their simplicity that makes finding the solution and solving these puzzles a true challenge.
 
To play Sudoku, the player only needs to be familiar with the numbers from 1 to 9 and be able to think logically. The goal of …

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The history of Sudoku mirrors the game itself. It is simple yet not as straightforward and clear as one might think. The frequent misconception that it is an Asian puzzle serves to prove its unusual history and many people are surprised to find it is actually a Western creation. It …